Monday, June 25, 2018


SAR HS Honors the Class of 2018 at Graduation

Author’s note: Abby Finkelstein is my granddaughter and I couldn’t be more proud of her graduation address to her fellow graduates.

Westchester Torah Academy Enjoys Second Annual Color Run

On June 17, WTA families gathered at the site of their new property in celebration of another successful school year. The “Ratzim B’Tzevah” Color Run campaign raised over $70,000 that will go toward building the playground on their

Kinneret Day School Marches in Celebrate Israel Parade

Mazal Tov to TABC’s Class of 2018

WTA Drama Club Presents: ‘Sideways Stories From Wayside School’

Dressed in complete costume, including wacky colored wigs and make up, students in drama club at Westchester Torah Academy performed their second production of the school year—”Sideways Stories From a Wayside School,” based on novels by Louis Sachar. Elementary

Mazel Tov to RYNJ Class of 2018

Taking Advice, in Conscience and in Direction

R. Isaac Luria, otherwise known as the Arizal, used to say that, even before tefilla or ritual, every day should be started by accepting upon oneself the mitzvah of

SAR HS ‘Cookies for a Cause’ Volunteers at CHAM

Students in SAR High School’s Cookies for a Cause club volunteered at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore on the morning of March 8. The student volunteers planned and facilitated spring-themed craft projects in a playroom, as well as played one-on-one with patients. This volunteer event

Kinneret Day School Competes in First Ever Middle School Moot Beit Din Tournament

“Can we start a debate team?”

This question, which became a quest for sixth grader Romi Drubetskoy was the catalyst for what would become one of the most energetic teams at Kinneret Day School. Inspired by her previous

Early Childhood at WTA Welcomes Very Hungry Caterpillars

Students in early childhood are learning about the life cycle of caterpillars—how they spin a cocoon around their body that slowly develops into a beautiful butterfly. Children were excited to welcome guests into their classroom and show them

SAR HS Girls Who Code Club Creates Own Programs

The Girls Who Code Club at SAR High School ended the year by finishing the Java programming language curriculum on Code Academy and creating programs of their own using the Sublime text editor and Mac terminals! They celebrated their completion with a graduation party featuring Girls Who Code @

Second Graders at WTA Create Briat HaOlam Museum


Kitah Bet at Westchester Torah Academy is completing a unit on Briat HaOlam, the creation of the world. Students worked in pairs, choosing a day of creation to display in 3D project form. Toys and mixed media were used to depict each scene, and each student wrote a book of

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